Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Architect
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 692 619 703
Rank change year-on-year -73 +84 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Architect 178 227 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 152 122
UK median daily rate £525 £563 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +0.96%
10th Percentile £423 £425 £400
90th Percentile £718 £763 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £485
% change year-on-year - +8.25% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £31.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.11 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 94,249 91,784 102,687
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,616 59,908 65,517
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,769 3,237 3,875
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +9.85%

Business Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Business Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Architect in the UK

Business Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Architect.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Architect in the UK

Business Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Architect over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Architect in the UK

Business Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Architect in the UK

Business Architect
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 164 £533 -7.39% 11
UK excluding London +6 104 £525 - 5
London -73 71 £550 -8.33% 8
North of England +43 36 £525 -12.50% 3
Yorkshire +29 31 £525 -12.50% 1
South East -24 27 £525 -8.70%
Midlands -2 12 £563 +12.50%
Scotland -14 12 £525 +16.67% 1
South West -3 8 £550 +2.33%
East of England -6 7 £525 +6.60%
West Midlands +11 6 £450 -16.28%
East Midlands +3 4 £525 +6.06%
North West -2 4 £475 +5.15% 2
Wales +15 2 £563 - 1

Business Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Business Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Business Architect in the job title.

1 62 (34.83%) Finance
2 42 (23.60%) Target Operating Model
3 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (17.42%) Project Management
5 27 (15.17%) Change Management
6 26 (14.61%) Business Analysis
7 25 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (12.92%) Banking
8 23 (12.92%) Service Design
9 21 (11.80%) TOGAF
10 16 (8.99%) Lean Six Sigma
10 16 (8.99%) Six Sigma
11 15 (8.43%) Data Modelling
11 15 (8.43%) Security Cleared
12 13 (7.30%) Business Transformation
13 12 (6.74%) Coaching
13 12 (6.74%) Telecoms
13 12 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (6.74%) Microsoft
13 12 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (6.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (6.18%) Analytics
14 11 (6.18%) Data Quality
15 10 (5.62%) Behavioural Change
15 10 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (5.62%) Law
15 10 (5.62%) Retail
16 9 (5.06%) SQL Server
16 9 (5.06%) Creative Thinking

Business Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.56%) CMS
2 1 (0.56%) Confluence
2 1 (0.56%) Mule
2 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.56%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.56%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) MPLS
2 3 (1.69%) DNS
2 3 (1.69%) Firewall
2 3 (1.69%) H.323
2 3 (1.69%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) IPsec
2 3 (1.69%) LAN
2 3 (1.69%) PSTN
2 3 (1.69%) Skype
2 3 (1.69%) SSL
2 3 (1.69%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.69%) WAN
2 3 (1.69%) Wireless
3 2 (1.12%) SMS
4 1 (0.56%) FTP
4 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (6.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.06%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.81%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.69%) MySQL
6 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.69%) Power BI
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.12%) Big Data
7 2 (1.12%) Essbase
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) ERwin
1 2 (1.12%) JIRA
1 2 (1.12%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.56%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.56%) Toad
General
1 62 (34.83%) Finance
2 23 (12.92%) Banking
3 12 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.62%) Law
4 10 (5.62%) Retail
5 8 (4.49%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.37%) Marketing
7 5 (2.81%) Billing
8 3 (1.69%) Legal
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Front Office
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.69%) JSON
2 2 (1.12%) Ajax
2 2 (1.12%) CSS
2 2 (1.12%) CSS3
2 2 (1.12%) Django
2 2 (1.12%) HTML
2 2 (1.12%) HTML5
2 2 (1.12%) Middleware
2 2 (1.12%) Play Framework
2 2 (1.12%) REST
2 2 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.49%) User Experience
3 6 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.37%) Reference Data
4 5 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.12%) Derivative
6 2 (1.12%) Equities
6 2 (1.12%) Fintech
6 2 (1.12%) NHS
6 2 (1.12%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.56%) Windows
1 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.60%) Target Operating Model
2 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (17.42%) Project Management
4 27 (15.17%) Change Management
5 26 (14.61%) Business Analysis
6 25 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (12.92%) Service Design
7 23 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (11.80%) TOGAF
9 16 (8.99%) Lean Six Sigma
9 16 (8.99%) Six Sigma
10 15 (8.43%) Data Modelling
11 13 (7.30%) Business Transformation
12 12 (6.74%) Coaching
13 11 (6.18%) Analytics
14 10 (5.62%) Behavioural Change
15 9 (5.06%) Creative Thinking
16 8 (4.49%) Data Management
16 8 (4.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 8 (4.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.49%) SQL
2 5 (2.81%) Apex Code
3 2 (1.12%) C
3 2 (1.12%) Java
3 2 (1.12%) Ruby
3 2 (1.12%) Scala
4 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.56%) SAS Macro
4 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.81%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.69%) Degree
5 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.37%) QA
3 3 (1.69%) GDPR
3 3 (1.69%) SLA
4 2 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.37%) Oracle
2 6 (3.37%) Pega
2 6 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (3.37%) SAP
3 2 (1.12%) Avaya
3 2 (1.12%) Capita
3 2 (1.12%) Hyperion
3 2 (1.12%) Informatica
3 2 (1.12%) Polycom
3 2 (1.12%) Tableau
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe
4 1 (0.56%) Casewise
4 1 (0.56%) Citrix
4 1 (0.56%) IBM
4 1 (0.56%) Talend
4 1 (0.56%) Temenos
4 1 (0.56%) VMware